Trade Facilitation Centre & Craft Museum

Museum Address
Trade Facilitation Center And Craft Museum, Bada Lalpur, Chandmari, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221003, India
City
State
Uttar Pradesh
Pin Code
221003
Are there any docents or guides who visitors can directly call to book for a guided tour?
No
When was the museum established?
2017
Main category
Briefly describe the history of the museum, its collection and donors.

Trade Facilitation Centre & Craft Museum is located in Bada Lalpur in Varanasi and was established in 2017. It is a modern museum that showcases the traditional handloom and handicrafts of Varanasi. It is built over three floors starting from the textile gallery, followed by handicrafts including wooden toys, brasswork, and stonework, etc. On the third floor, there is a modern gallery that has the collection of artists such as Latika Katt, Madan Lal, and many more. The passage has a large graphical image of ghats view and further, some unique handmade carpets are showcased in the carpet gallery.  There is also a small souvenir shop inside the museum and other shops outside, to promote the art and craft culture of Varanasi. 

Photography
Yes
Videography
Yes
Cafeteria
Yes
Museum shop
Yes
Wheelchair friendly
Yes
Restroom
Yes
Drinking water
Yes
Locker room
No
Parking
Yes
Information in Braille
No
Workshops/seminars/lectures
Yes
Garden/picnic area
Yes
Audio/visual guides
No
Guided tours
No
Library and archives services
No
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
No
Auditorium
Yes
Conference/ Seminar hall
Yes
Museum membership
No
Conservation lab
No
Research lab
No
Who manages the museum?
Others
Others:
Ministry of Textile (Government of India)
Person-in-charge of the museum
Curator
First Name
Ajay
Last Name
Srivastava
Additional information ( if any)
Other major attractions of this place are:

Craft Museum and Exhibition Hall
Convention Center
Amphitheatre
Souvenir Section
Offices and Craft Store Spaces
Bank and ATMs
Foreign Money Exchange Service
Guest House and Dormitory
What is the average duration to see the museum?
half a day
Map your museum’s correct location on the map given below.
Is the museum currently closed?
No
Image for museum exterior/building
Main Entry
Gallery Images
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image title
Textile Gallery
Image
Description of the Image

Modern art in bronze

Medium
Bronze
Image title
Makar Sankranti on Dashashwamedh Ghat
Name of the artist
Latika Katt
Size
30x30x18 in.
Year
1954
Image
Image title
Stone handicraft
Image
Image
Entry Fee
Not Applicable
Opening Days
Sunday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Opening Time
11:30 a.m.
Closing Time
07:30 p.m.